Altcoin News Blockchain News British Virgin Islands Crypto Ethereum LifeLabs 

British Virgin Islands Bolsters Emergency Plan with Crypto Wallet

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Blockchain News china Christine Lagarde Crypto donald tapscott regulation renminbi 

China to One Day Turn RMB into a Crypto, Claims Blockchain Author

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Blockchain News Crypto cryptocurrency tax Ernst and Young 

EY Spends Millions Upgrading ‘Blockchain Analyzer’ to File Your Crypto Taxes

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blockchain Blockchain News Crypto south korea Vitalik Buterin 

Vitalik Buterin Urges South Korea to Deregulate Blockchain, Embrace Crypto

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bitcoin bitwise Blockchain News Crypto 

SEC Continues Lazy Crypto Streak by Postponing Bitwise Bitcoin ETF

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again proven its inability to make decisions regarding a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF). This time, the helpless victim waiting on the sidelines is Bitwise, which initially filed for its ETF two months ago in January. A section of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 states that the SEC can postpone a decision-making process by up to 45 days on specific filings. This 45-day period can then be extended to 90 days granted the SEC finds reasons for the extension and then…

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aite bitcoin Blockchain News Crypto Guest Contributor 

Bitcoin Expertise ‘Exploding’ Among Insurance Pros in 2019: Study

Bitcoin and blockchain expertise in the insurance industry has “exploded” over the past two years, and insurers who ignore blockchain technology do so at their own peril, according to a new report from Aite Group, a global research and advisory firm. Insurance Professionals are Boning up on Bitcoin Individuals with technical expertise in both Bitcoin and insurance (based on LinkedIn profiles) soared from 102 in April 2017 to 5,418 in January 2019 (see Figure 1 below). Those with expertise in both blockchain and insurance rose even more dramatically: from 96…

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Blockchain News Crypto mobile wallet Thunes western union 

Western Union Makes Key Partnership To Deliver Money To Mobile Wallets

Western Union is pushing further into the crypto world, teaming up with a cross-border payments network so its customers can take advantage of mobile wallets. The network is Thunes, and through it, Western Union customers can send funds directly into a recipient’s mobile wallet. All they need to do is go online or visit one of the many agent locations just as they do to make traditional transfers. Why Should Anyone Care? Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events…

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Blockchain News Crypto Gerald Cotten Michael Patryn quadriga 

The Criminal Past of Quadriga’s Co-Founder Has Been Revealed

The mystery surrounding the disappearance of $190 million in crypto from Canadian exchange Quadriga deepened as it was revealed the surviving founder is a reported ex-con who served 18 months in a federal U.S. prison for identity theft, bank fraud and credit card fraud. Michael Patryn, who founded Quadriga with Gerald Cotten, has been revealed as Omar Dhanani. After denying this and disputing reports linking him to his criminal past, records were obtained showing that Patryn legally changed his name twice, six years before he founded Quadriga with Cotten. Join…

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bitcoin Blockchain News BlockFi Crypto interest 

BlockFi’s Interest-Bearing Accounts Appeal to Those Wanting More Money

When BlockFi began offering interest-bearing accounts earlier this month, it seemed to have struck gold. Giving people a place to securely store their bitcoin or ether is paying off for the company and crypto holders. An impressive 10,000 people have signed up for accounts. Almost all of them, roughly 90%, are retail investors. As the prices for cryptocurrencies have fallen considerably, enthusiasts have pumped more than $35 million in deposits into BlockFi accounts. From Beta To A Hit The company announced the private beta launch of the BlockFi Interest Account (BIA)…

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Binance bitcoin Blockchain News Crypto real estate 

Binance Supports First Live Property Auction Using BTC and BNB

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance is partnering with real estate auctioneer James Pratt Auctions (JPA) to launch a live property auction using bitcoin and Binance Coin (BNB). On April 8, buyers can bid on – and buy – a futuristic-looking, luxury, beach-front mansion nicknamed ‘The Jetsons” in Casuarina, New South Wales, using BTC or BNB. The auction follows a partnership between Binance, JPA and NuYen Exchange. It also represents another step towards greater adoption of digital currencies. Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts…

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